Exhibitions

  • January 30, 2018

    Before the Erebus

    By: Graham Iddon


    Now you might wonder just how a museum specializing in economics and currency expects to interpret the history of a legendary arctic explorer—through money, of course.
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  • January 3, 2018

    Decoding E-Money Is Here

    By: Graham Iddon


    Now that we are again back in our house, we’ve invited one of our wandering exhibitions home for a visit: Decoding E-Money.
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  • September 15, 2016

    Decoding E-Money III: It’s hitting the road

    By: Graham Iddon


    So what’s Decoding E-money all about? If you aren’t one of our several ardent followers (Hi Mom), a brief description is in order. It’s about the present and the future of money.
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  • August 30, 2016

    Gold Rush! and Mining the Miners

    By: Graham Iddon


    Mining the Miners is our third temporary exhibition at the CMH (we reopen in 2017) and it is indeed about the Klondike gold rush. It’s always nice to be able to dovetail our exhibits with those of our host.
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  • March 15, 2016

    Decoding E-Money II

    By: Graham Iddon


    This has been an extremely challenging exhibition to develop. We are taking, for us, the unprecedented step of interpreting something that is not only current but continually changing.
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  • November 30, 2015

    Involving the Visitor

    A title for this exhibition eluded us well into the development process. By introducing IPOP theory, we had to take ourselves back to the very basics of what the exhibition is about, what its messages are.
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  • August 5, 2015

    Swindle! Canadian Phantom Banks

    By: Graham Iddon


    In exchange for pizza and a day out of the office, several Bank employees were persuaded to dress up in period costumes and re-enact three key moments from the history of this shady “bank”.
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  • April 6, 2015

    The Adventure of Exhibit Planning IX

    By: Graham Iddon


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    Our little team from the Museum stood in the education space of the Sherbrooke Nature and Science Museum on a chill November morning while the exhibition technicians assembled our finished exhibition. Yes, finished.
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  • March 11, 2015

    An Exhibition Installation

    By: Graham Iddon


    Rolls of pennies / Rouleaux de monnaie
    You could work in the exhibition-fabrication business all your life and still run into things you wouldn’t expect: a never-ending series of “uh-ohs.” It’s one of the things that makes the job so interesting and demands a high level of creative problem-solving skills…
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  • November 6, 2014

    The Adventure of Exhibit Planning VI

    By: Graham Iddon


    This is not the time for ‘nay sayers’. Basically, we planned a luxury car knowing that when all was said and done, it was going to be a very nice family sedan (maybe with the big engine?).
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